Beatles LP INTRODUCING THE BEATLES Version 1 MONO Vee Jay BEAUTIFUL - rare vinyl collector item


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Beatles LP "INTRODUCING THE BEATLES" Version 1 MONO Vee Jay BEAUTIFUL!

Beatles LP INTRODUCING THE BEATLES Version 1 MONO Vee Jay BEAUTIFUL
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Auction Details:
Code ID
#13025
Ebay Item #
111908243211
Sold Price
$799.99
Bids
1
Auction End date
11 Mar 2016
Seller Location
Scottsville, New York

Item Description

BEATLESLP"INTRODUCING...THE BEATLES"


VERSION 1(MONO)"COLUMN BACK"known also as"TITLES ON

BACK"issued byVee Jay Recordson1-10-64;1st PRESSING

with# VJLP 1062on the label,LP 1062on the outer jacket. RARE!


VERSION 1 OUTER JACKET...(THE FINEST WE HAVE SEEN IN YEARS)

Knowledgeable collectors understand, that although anyVERSION 1record is veryvaluable

on itsown, theCOVERis hardest to find in suchFABULOUScondition as this one is. It shows

very littlewear(SEE PHOTOS).There isonly a very small bend in thelower right corner that

keeps this from being listed asNM."SPINE"and edges areintact, alsoNO TEARS,LITTLEWEAR

&NO WRITING. Overall it's the finestexample of aVERSION 1cover we've seen in many years.

VeryCLEANon bothfrontand back. Normally these haveexcessive wear especially on the

FRONTand theEDGES, but not this one.TheseLPsaregetting harder to find-IN ANY CONDITION!

One mustalwayskeep inmind,thatthis cover (mainly theSTEREOversion)isthemostFAKED

LPcoverofalltime, but this onePASSES ALL THEAUTHENTICITYTESTSincludingthe"HONEY"TEST

which is100% CONCLUSIVEand whichNOFAKEHASEVERPASSED.ThereareNO OTHERTESTSTHAT

CARRYAS MUCH WEIGHTOR IS AS CONCLUSIVE REGARDLESS OF WHAT YOU'VEREAD OR HEARD.NOTHING

ELSE MATTERS!And in allFAKES,it'stheinformation on the back cover that will tellyou all you

needtoknow asfar as it's authenticity. InallFAKESit is important to note thatthe back panel

of the outer cover featuresBLACKprintonFLATWHITEstock withNO SHEENatall.BUT ALTHOUGH

THIS ONEPASSESALL THE TESTS, IT'SSTILL THE"HONEY"TESTTHAT SUPERSEDES ALLELSE. THAT ALONE

MAKES IT 100% AUTHENTIC.


ALSO OF NOTE:Some confused collectors have written in asking if this cover has the phrase

"PRINTED IN USA"on the lowerleftside.NO IT DOES NOT.This phrase is on all the"ADBACKS"&

only some"BLANKBACKS".There's neverbeen anyevidence suggesting thatthis phraseEVER

appeared on any"VERSION 1 COLUMNBACKS"sinceVee Jaywas forcedto switch printersin1963

fromCOBURNtoIVY HILL, who never includedthis phrase.(SEE NEWLY ADDED PHOTO).


ORIGINAL VERSION 1 VINYL PRESSING:

TheVINYLhas lightsurface scratches on both sides andtypical paperslides.IfNMthisRARELP /

COVERcombowould fetchbetween$2,500.00&$3,500.00.The"OVAL"label lists all song titles in a

CENTERJUSTIFIEDPOSITIONwith#"VJLP1062"at9:00and thewords"LONGPLAYING"&"MICROGROOVE"

DOappearonthe label.The label'scolorbandisveryclean &clearlydefinedfeaturing theall

importantpresence oftherequiredcolor"GREEN"andfeaturing anUPPERCASEtypestyle. The

words"THE BEATLES"doappear abovethespindleholewhich to allBEATLEcollectors familiar

with this record, is acharacteristicofauthenticity.Allauthentictrailoffmarkingsarepresent

as well.One of the nicest vinyls we've seen in a while since most arefound in today'smarket

to be quite hammered by the teens of the 1960s.


(Songs on thisLPwere originally recorded in1963for theLP"PLEASE, PLEASEME"on theEMI

PARLOPHONELABELinENGLAND. However this albumwas not actually released byVee Jay

RecordsuntilJANUARY 10, 1964).


Thisitem alsocomeswith theoriginalWHITEVee JayINNERSLEEVE(See Photos).


There is some real crap out there!It is not often that you wouldsee a VERSION 1in such

greatcondition.Most covers were notoriouslysubject to wear dueto how they were made

and the material used. In each& every case, you'llalways see wear on the front and seams,

so whenyou find one that hasremained in this wonderful condition after over50 years, you

have areal gem on your hands, better than any otherson ebay! This is the one you need

for your collection!


WE NEVER SELL FAKES, soBUY WITH CONFIDENCE !!!!So if you are looking

forAUTHENTICversions of this record,or a source for any otherBEATLES

Vinyl Records or CDs,shop with us here atVINYL WORLD RECORDS PLUS.


It's hard to believe how manyFAKESof this albumstillappear onebay! Buying anyBOOTLEG

record is acomplete wasteof anyone's hardearned money.This is incrediblyfrustrating

to any buyersearchingforauthenticvariationsof this great album. Sellerswhosellonly

AUTHENTICitems, are extremely frustratedand annoyed that we are continuallyforcedto

compete in this market. This problem is now finallybeingaddressed byebay!


TO THE UNSUSPECTING BUYER ....BEWAREofFAKES!Before you buy any variationofthisgreat

album, makecertain that you understand all of the differences betweenFAKESandREAL

ones. The average buyer isoften & easily fooled.BUY ONLY FROM EXPERTS!Ifyoueverhave

any question about how to identify "FAKES", please contact us anytime. We'reyoursource

for anyAUTHENTIC"BEATLES"Collectible VinylRecords especially anyVee Jayrecordings.


You won't find another like this anywhere onebay! GorgeousVERSION 1 MONO RECORD/COVER

combo, completelyAUTHENTIC & RARE, especially in this beautifulcondition (VINYLSwere

usuallyabused. OUTERJACKETShadexcessivewear), howeverNOT THIS ONE!BEAUTIFUL!


REASONABLEOFFERSwillalways beconsidered.THANKS FOR WATCHING. ONLY

SERIOUSBUYERS PLEASE!Please read this entire auction for complete information!


Experts have stated,AUTHENTICversions of this album should bepricedaccordingto it's

RARITY.Sohereit is! Makean offer!You neverknow!Wemightaccept it!


REASONABLEOFFERSwillalways beconsidered fromSERIOUS KNOWLEDGEABLEBUYERS!Sorry, NO RETURNS

or REFUNDS due to the fact that previously anyallowance of returnson hi-end itemshad been grosslyabused

all too often. Our feeling is that if a buyer can nottellwhat they are buying from existing descriptions orphotos

posted or additionally requested,then we would recommend that they should pass on any such purchase.(The

comments hererefer mainly to questions pertaining to whether an item is authentic, and not condition).


NOTE: For over 50 YEARS our reputation worldwide regarding the authentication ofrecordsbyTHE BEATLEShas neverbeen

questioned. Ourdescriptions are detailed. Our photos clearlyillustrate the item's characteristics!If there are any doubts,feel free

to ask as manyquestions as necessary or requestadditional photos. Anyso-called "EXPERT" worth their salt, would certainlybe

able to identify an authentic item from a FAKE from any detailedphoto.


Once again we point out that this COVERPASSES ALL KNOWNTESTSfor

authenticity,including thefollowing:


1.) The100% CONCLUSIVE"HONEY"TEST(WHICHNO FAKE HAS EVER PASSED)

2.) The"MISERYINKBUMP"TEST (a feature on ALL FAKES)

3.) The"BinBEATLES"TEST (a feature on ALL FAKES)

4.) The"FLAP"TEST (exceptions noted in POINT #14 below)

5.) The "GEORGE HARRISON SHADOW" TEST (noted below in POINT #8; TEST #1)

6.) The "GLOSS" TEST (noted in POINT #8; TEST #10)


... andmuchmore.And let's not forget about the RECORD.Ittoo passes allthe teststhatdefineit'sauthenticity.

(Read Sections1 thru14 listed below).


If you're notfamiliar with thesetests, pleaseread the sectionslisted below as ...

"SOME INTERESTING&IMPORTANT FACTS". (SEE ALL PHOTOS POSTED).


WE ALSO WELCOME ALL SKEPTICS, SINCE WE ARE CERTAIN THAT THERE AREMANYANDFORGOODREASON.

Forany reason at all, if you feel that what you'reviewing here isNOTanAUTHENTICcopy,we'd like to hear from you. Anycomments

along with SPECIFICREASONSwhy anyone may feelthat this is not the REAL THING are immenselyimportanttous andalwaysgreatly

appreciated!We feel thatthe description and historical information presentedhereinis notonlyaccurate, but isalsobasedupon

knowndocumentation and also 1st handknowledge. All the photos we've postedare truerepresentations ofall thedetailsof this

VINYLRECORD, COVERand INNERSLEEVE.We would'veprovided more images, butaccording to ebay rules, we posted amaximum

of12. Morephotosare availableuponrequest.THANK YOU VERYMUCH FOR WATCHING! PLEASE LET US HEAR FROM YOU!


The average fan was never made aware of the fact that there were 2 VERSIONS ofthis LP

and

how

rare

the

first ones were.
In fact,

VeeJay was quite secretive during transition from VERSION 1 to VERSION 2. When they were forced to cease the distribution

ofall BEATLESmaterial as of

JANUARY 16, 1964

, specifically referring toVERSION 1s, they had an
ideaon how to get around

this.So when they resumedproduction in earlyFEBRUARY 1964and came out with VERSION 2, replacing the 2 songs"LOVE

MEDO"

and "P.S. I
LOVE YOU" with"PLEASE PLEASE ME"and "ASK ME WHY"(the 2 songs they knew they'd be allowed to

use), this was their opportunity to create a newcover since the originalones were considered to be dull and very boring, especially

lacking anyliner notes. But they werenot about toattract any more attention than necessary, so

the new
covers were identical to the

design of the originals with theonly exception being the changes in 2song titles listed. Another reason to keep

the cover design the

same was that in the

midst of their legal entanglements, this

enabled them to slip originally made VERSION 1 LPs


into the overall

unsuspecting marketplace along with thenew VERSION 2 LPs without attracting anyunwanted attention. Financially it turned out

tobe a wise move that had to happen, since they were quitestrappedfor cash plus it solvedthe problem of what to do with the last

ofthe remainingVERSION 1s.


Less VERSION 1s were ever made thanVERSION 2s.

During

the 1st

quarter of

1964,

VERSION2s


were pressed

in

much

greater

numbers in both